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CORPORATIONS ACT 2001 No. 50, 2001 - SECT 601CE

Application for registration

Subject to this Part, where a foreign company lodges an application for registration under this Division that is in the prescribed form and is accompanied by:

a certified copy of a current certificate of its incorporation or registration in its place of origin, or a document of similar effect; and

a certified copy of its constitution; and

a list of its directors containing personal details of those directors that are equivalent to the personal details of directors referred to in subsection 205B(3); and

if that list includes directors who are:

resident in Australia; and
members of a local board of directors;
a memorandum that is duly executed by or on behalf of the foreign company and states the powers of those directors; and

in relation to each existing charge on property of the foreign company that would be a registrable charge within the meaning of Chapter 2K if the foreign company were a registered foreign company, the documents that subsection 263(3) requires to be lodged; and

notice of the address of:

if it has in its place of origin a registered office for the purposes of a law there in force—that office; or
otherwise—its principal place of business in its place of origin; and
notice of the address of its registered office under section 601CT;

ASIC must:

grant the application and register the foreign company under this Division by entering the foreign company's name in a register kept for the purposes of this Division; and

allot to the foreign company an ARBN distinct from the ARBN or ACN of each body corporate (other than the foreign company) already registered as a company or registered body under this Act.

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